The Construction of Railways?

Answer Railroad construction has a long history in the United States dating back to the 1700s. The railway remains a main mode of transportation in the 21st century and a source of employment for many Ame... Read More »

Top Q&A For: The Construction of Railways

How can the choice of construction materials and construction techniques influence sustainability?

In a huge variety of ways. But since you didn't mention what you are building, I can't tell specifically. Here's an example though: If you're building let's say a garage with a concrete foundation,... Read More »

Can you get work experience on the railways?

I tried to in the old days with Central Trains... it was very difficult because the flag ship manager kept forgetting who I was. He had a lot to work on. Anyway now i work for South West Trains. Yo... Read More »

Why are British Railways so expensive to use?

Historically, the railways have always been poorly-treated by the government. However, in both World Wars they were deemed to be so important that they were immediately taken into state control. In... Read More »

How to Use the Indian Railways As Transport?

Planning on traveling to India? If so, you are extremely likely to end up travelling by train if you weren't planning on doing so already. And why not? The trains are a fabulous way to get around a... Read More »